[Watch] Vampire Weekend Have Their Last Supper in the Clip for "Diane Young"

Vampire Weekend brought a bunch of their friends together and had one last supper. The ensuing debauchery sees the band, along with Chromeo, Santigold, Dirty Projectors' David Lonsgtreth, Sky Ferreira and The Walkmen's Hamilton Leithauser, partying lavishly. If there's one thing to take away from the "Diane Young" video, it's that saxophones make for good pipes. Check it out below.

Modern Vampires of the City, Vampire Weekend's third album, is out now.

[News] CMJ Music Marathon Reveals Initial Lineup

From October 16-20th, New York City will once again play host to CMJ Music Marathon, a festival that sees over 1,300 artists from around the world performing at over 80 venues across the city. The festival organizers have unveiled the first batch of artists set to perform, including GZA, Kimbra, The Walkmen, Killer Mike, OFF!, The Presets, Pig Destroyer, Talib Kweli, DIIV, Twerps, Prince Rama, The Love Language, Young Magic, King Tuff, Com Truise, Bear Hands, Main Attrakionz, Dusted, Poolside, The Stepkids, Daughn Gibson, Beacon, The Jezabels, and more.

Expect more lineup announcements to arrive in the coming weeks, and make sure to check out the official CMJ website for more information on artists as well as various panels. Badges and tickets are also available via the CMJ website.

[Watch] The Walkmen - "Heartbreaker" Live On Letterman

Last night The Walkmen went on The Late Show With David Letterman to perform their latest single, "Heartbreaker" from Heaven, which was released back in May. The band is currently prepping for an upcoming tour next month in the US and will have The War On Drugs joining them for select dates. For more information have a look at the dates below.

 

9/12 – Anson Ford Amphitheater – Los Angeles, CA
9/14 – House of Blues – San Diego, CA
9/15 – The Conservatory – Santa Ana, CA
9/16 – Crescent Ballroom – Phoenix, AZ
9/18 – University of Oklahoma – Norman, OK
9/19 – Granada Theater – Dallas, TX
9/20 – Stubbs – Austin, TX
9/21 – Warehouse Live – Houston, TX
9/22 – Tipitinas – New Orleans, LA
9/26 – Variety Playhouse – Atlanta, GA
9/27 – Cannery – Nashville, TN
9/28 – Orange Peel – Asheville, NC
9/29 – Newport Music Hall – Columbus, OH
9/30 – Mr. Smalls – Pittsburgh, PA
10/04 – 9:30 Club – Washington, DC #
10/06 – Electric Factory – Philadelphia, PA #
10/18 – Terminal 5 – New York, NY
10/19 – Royale – Boston, MA

# – w/ The War on Drugs

(As always, thanks to The Audio Perv for the sweet hookup!)

 

[Watch] The Walkmen - "The Love You Love" (Official Video)

The Walkmen have premiered the creepy new video for their track "The Love You Love". It was recorded in an old haunted house. The kind you and your friends would go exploring in when you were a kid. The kid in this video is actually played by guitarist Paul Maroon's son. The black and white clip is a little creepy to watch. Check it out at the top and if you haven't done so already, pick up their new album, Heaven, which is out now.

[Watch] The Walkmen - "Heaven" x "The Love You Love" Live on Fallon

Last night on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon The Walkmen brought two performances of tracks from their newly released album Heaven. First up they performed the title track from the aforementioned LP and adding to that is the web exclusive rendition of "The Love You Love". Check out the latter after the jump with "Heaven" being viewable at the top of the page courtesy of The Audio Perv.

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